UK kicks off to start the game and South Carolina would own great field position at their own 32. On the first play of the game S.C. QB Jake Bentley hit Deebo Samuel for a 68 yard touchdown pass for a 6-0 Gamecock lead just 13 seconds in to the contest. Just 35 seconds later, S.C. picked off a Stephen Johnson pass and took over at the UK 39 yard line. After S.C. drive stalled, UK returned the favor with a Mike Edwards interception at the UK14 yard line. UK would drive the ball down the field and punch it in on a Benny Snell touchdown run at the 1:05 mark in the first quarter. The touchdown culminated a 13 play 75 yard drive. UK took the lead 7-6 with the extra point. Continue reading UK stuns South Carolina on the road 23-13
Week 5 of High School Football saw a couple surprises with Floyd (4-1) falling at home to Prestonsburg (2-2) by the score of 42-22. Bell County (3-1) also took their first loss on the road at Whitley County 28-6. In other action in the BSN coverage area, Estill (1-3) continued to struggle losing a tight contest 32-30 at home to Bath County. Belfry (3-1) continued their surge with a 56-13 drilling of Pikeville. Magoffin (2-3) was dismantled by Harlan 44-12. Johnson Central (4-0) continued their run for another State Championship by hammering Moore 42-8. Jenkins (0-5) fell to Lynn Camp 47-8. Middlesboro (2-3) beat Pineville (2-3) 46-20. Paintsville (4-1) rolled against Williamsburg (3-2) 53-21. Letcher Central (0-5) is still looking for the win column after dropping their home game to Pike Central 35-28. Morgan County (1-3) put up 36 points but still lost to Shelby Valley 55-36.
(Season & Stats by Class Click Below) Continue reading High School Football Week 5 Recap
A Marvin Lewis post-game press conference these days is about as excruciating as a root canal. Although the 58-year old Bengals head coach appears soft spoken, unassuming, and contemplative when speaking to the media, I don’t think I can believe much of what he says anymore. You see, Lewis is entering the final year of his contract without an extension. It’s like he’s piloting a plane with no landing gear or parachutes. His fate is solely dependent on the team’s immediate success, so he’s relegated to speaking mainly in the truisms and platitudes of someone on the chopping block. Continue reading NFL – Marvelous Marvin Lewis
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – An hour earlier entrance to parking lots, improved security measures, and multiple special events are among the items that University of Louisville football fans will notice when the Cardinals kick off their first home game of the season on Sept. 16 against Clemson at 8:12 p.m.
Stadium Parking Lots Open at 2 p.m. Continue reading UofL Football – Multiple Events Planned for UofL’s Football Game vs. Clemson on Saturday
UK falls 1-0 on a rainy night at The Bell
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s soccer team – freshly minted as the No. 13 team in this week’s coaches’ poll – lost its first match of the season, 1-0 to Cincinnati on a rainy Tuesday at The Bell. Continue reading UK Sooccer – Kentucky Suffers First Loss of Season to Cincinnati
Thomson adds SEC Runner of the Week to his National honor from Monday – LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky swept the Southeastern Conference Runner of the Week honors on Tuesday as Jacob Thomson picked up the men’s honor and Katy Kunc earned the women’s recognition.
Thomson was named National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday. Continue reading Kunc, Thomson Sweep of SEC Runners of the Week for Kentucky
Baseball America tabs the class No. 9 overall, second-highest ever for program
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s 2017 recruiting class was ranked No. 9 in the country by Baseball America, it was announced Tuesday. The lofty ranking is the second-highest ever for the program by the respected publication and comes on the heels of the Wildcats finishing the 2017 season in the top 10 of the national polls after advancing to their first-ever Super Regional. Continue reading UK Baseball – Kentucky’s 2017 Recruiting Class Ranked in Top 10 Nationally
Senior off to great start to 2017 Cross Country Season
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky cross country senior Jacob Thomson was named National Athlete of the Week by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday. Continue reading UK Cross Country – Jacob Thomson Named USTFCCCA Men’s Athlete of the Week
NEW ORLEANS – The Eastern Kentucky University women’s cross country team jumped two spots to No. 4 and the men’s team jumped one spot to No. 5 in the NCAA Southeast Region rankings released by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Monday. Continue reading EKU CROSS COUNTRY TEAMS ON THE RISE IN REGIONAL RANKINGS